Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

13 STAR, CENTENNIAL ERA, ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH UNUSUAL OVERPRINTED 1888 DATE AND SCROLL WORK, PROBABLY MADE FOR A BENJAMIN HARRISON RALLY IN THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION YEAR

Web ID: 13j-1373

SILK, CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLAG OF THE GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS, WITH WHIMSICAL GOLD TEXT SURROUNDED BY A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20-STARS, A PAINTED EAGLE ON THE REVERSE, AND A PORTRAIT OF GEORGE WASHINGTON THAT WAS AFTERWARDS APPLIQUED IN THE CANTON (PROBABLY IN 1876 OR 1889). ONE OF THE MOST EXCEPTIONAL, RARE AMERICAN FLAGS IN PRIVATE HANDS

Web ID: 20j-806

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "CALIFORNIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-830

31 STARS IN A RARE PENTAGON MEDALLION, MADE FOR THE 1860 CAMPAIGN OF INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE JOHN BELL OF TENNESSEE, WHO RAN AGAINST ABRAHAM LINCOLN ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL UNION TICKET, PROBABLY MADE BY H.C. HOWARD IN PHILADELPHIA

Web ID: 31j-840

31 STARS ARRANGED IN A RARE VARIATION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH THE WORD "VIRGINIA" PAINTED IN THE STRIPES, A PRE-CIVIL WAR FLAG, CALIFORNIA STATEHOOD, 1850-1858, PART OF A SERIES OF THESE FLAGS, THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN USED AT THE WIGWAM CONVENTION (THE 1860 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION) IN CHICAGO

Web ID: 31j-843

33 STARS IN AN INTERESTING VARIATION OF THE "GREAT STAR" CONFIGURATION, MADE FOR THE 1860 CAMPAIGN OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN & HANNIBAL HAMLIN, WITH WHIMSICAL SERPENTINE TEXT

Web ID: 33j-844

1860 CAMPAIGN PARADE FLAG WITH 33 STARS IN A PENTAGON MEDALLION AND AN INTRIGUING ABBREVIATION OF LINCOLN'S NAME, ATTRIBUTED TO H.C. HOWARD, PHILADELPHIA

Web ID: 33j-853

35 STARS IN A NOTCHED PATTERN ON A FLAG MADE FOR THE 1864 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN & ANDREW JOHNSON; A MONUMENTAL EXAMPLE AND THE SECOND TO THE LARGEST KNOWN AMONG ALL CAMPAIGN PARADE FLAGS OF THE 19TH CENTURY, ACROSS ALL ELECTIONS

Web ID: 35j-879

37 STARS ON A LARGE SCALE SILK PARADE FLAG WITH HAND-INSCRIBED MOURNING NOTATION REGARDING THE 1880 DEATH OF PRESIDENT JAMES GARFIELD AND ITS STARS ARRANGED IN A "DANCING" OR "TUMBLING" ORIENTATION, NEBRASKA STATEHOOD, 1867-1876, THE ERA OF AMERICAN RECONSTRUCTION

Web ID: 37J-820

PORTRAIT STYLE PARADE FLAG FROM THE 1884 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF GROVER CLEVELAND, MADE BY CHENEY SILK, MANCHESTER, CT:

Web ID: 38j-1087

19TH CENTURY KERCHIEF WITH A HIGHLY DETAILED PORTRAIT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN KERCHIEF, A WARTIME EAGLE, AND A BROWN BORDER WITH CANTONESE LETTERING, ONE-OF-A-KIND AMONG KNOWN EXAMPLES, 1885 - 1909

Web ID: ker-060

1840 CAMPAIGN KERCHIEF FEATURING AN IMAGE OF WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON ON HORSEBACK IN MILITARY GARB, ONE OF THE FIRST KNOWN CAMPAIGN TEXTILES IN EARLY AMERICA

Web ID: ker-074

JUGATE PORTRAIT KERCHIEF, MADE FOR THE 1904 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT & CHARLES WARREN FAIRBANKS

Web ID: ker-083

LARGE SCALE, PRINTED SILK KERCHIEF FEATURING CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS AND EIGHT OF HIS STAFF, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, EXTREMELY RARE AND THE ONLY KNOWN STYLE PRODUCED FOR THE CONFEDERACY

Web ID: ker-149

PATRIOTIC KERCHIEF MADE TO CELEBRATE THE ARRIVAL OF TEDDY ROOSEVELT'S GREAT WHITE FLEET IN SAN FRANCISCO IN 1908

Web ID: ker-150

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE ABRAHAM LINCOLN KERCHIEF WITH CARTES DE VISITE PHOTO IMAGES OF THE PRESIDENT AND FOUR OF HIS GENERALS, 1861-62

Web ID: ker-159

PRINTED COTTON KERCHIEF WITH A PORTRAIT OF ULYSSES S. GRANT IN MILITARY DRESS, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES, 1868 OR 1872

Web ID: ker-191

EXTREMELY EARLY COPY OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ON SILK, DESIGNED AFTER WOODRUFF, ENGRAVED BY H. BRUNET ET CIE, LYON, FRANCE, CA 1820-25

Web ID: ker-192

PRINTED COTTON BANNER, MADE FOR THE 1928 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF NEW YORK ASSEMBLYMAN AND SHERRIF TURNED GOVERNOR, AL SMITH, A LEADING PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT DEMOCRAT AND THE FIRST CATHOLIC TO RUN FOR THE NATION'S HIGHEST OFFICE ON A MAJOR PARTY TICKET

Web ID: pat-167

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE AND COLORFUL 1865 ANDREW JOHNSON BROADSIDE FEATURING HIM AS A SITTING PRESIDENT, SURROUNDED BY A HOST OF CIVIL WAR HEROS

Web ID: pat-223

 


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